Wes Hines has agreed to serve another term as head of the Department of Nuclear Engineering in UT’s Tickle College of Engineering.
The university and TVA have a new partnership to help prioritize the development of one or more advanced reactors at the Clinch River Nuclear Site.
The University of Tennessee Department of Nuclear Engineering unveils a new Medical Physics program beginning fall 2019.
With the need for experts in such areas certain to rise, the nuclear engineering department at UT recently began to offer a minor in decommissioning, the first program of its kind at a US university.
The groundbreaking for the New Engineering Complex was held on September 28, 2018, with an event hosted on grounds of the new facility.
“United Way’s goal is to help people become self-sustainable by investing in 120 local programs in the areas of health, education, and financial stability,” Hines said. “These visits serve as a reminder of how fortunate we are to be healthy, have good jobs, and have strong support systems in our own lives. I am passionate about this need and personally feel compelled to assist our neighbors who are less fortunate.”
Faculty and students from the Tickle College of Engineering were recognized with awards from national organizations.
“This is a tremendous accomplishment for our students and a reflection of the strengthening of our program over the last decade,” said Wes Hines, head of the department. “Being able to have some of the top students in the country — as acknowledged by these selections — is a key to that growth.”
“We are extremely happy for Richard and for this recognition of his years of innovative work,” said Wes Hines, head of the department. “His selection is validation of the contributions he has made to the field, to our department, and to our university.”